3 Louisiana Police Officers Shot

Photo: Brandon Arthur Carpenter, Courtesy: Sam Winstrom


A man is in custody after a standoff where officials said he shot three law enforcement officers.

A Louisiana State trooper and two police officers were shot in Avoyelles Parish.

According to WBRZ, the trooper was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, one of the police officers was shot in the lip with a BB gun and the second officer’s injuries are unknown.

The three law enforcement officers approached the window of a home to negotiate with a man barricaded inside. The suspect, identified as Brandon Arthur Carpenter, then fired a shotgun at the officers.

The standoff started after a car chase earlier Thursday afternoon.

Law Officer is the only major law enforcement publication and website owned and operated by law enforcement. This unique facet makes Law Officer much more than just a publishing company but is a true advocate for the profession.

Previous

Next

Submit a Comment

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from Law Officer.

You have Successfully Subscribed!